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UPDATE: Be aware of areawide burning ban being enforced
Suspected drugs, cash discovered in Troy search
River Falls bar owner, ‘on thin ice,’ claims police chief out to get him
Afternoon fire destroys town of Troy shed
Store’s ending means another concluding chapter of River Falls history
crime and courts
Wildcat girls soccer to host Kickin’ Cancer game
Wild Side: Fire renews the prairie
Wild Side: Box elder trees are tough survivors
Wild Side: Bluebirds are looking for housing
Local woman needs public’s help to get kidney transplant
Race is the focus for next CCC meeting in River Falls
Weekend Happenings, April 17-19
Bar crawl to flow through River Falls again this weekend
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/21/15 Annual Meeting
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: 4/20/15 Town Board Meeting
TOWN OF CLIFTON: 4/21/15 Annual Meeting Notice
TOWN OF RIVER FALLS: Ad For Bids - Hotmix Asphalt
CITY OF RIVER FALLS: 4/21/15 Council Organizational Meeting Agenda
Linaire Stene, 86
Arlene Marie Nelson, 81
Kenzie Ann Simanski
Thomas M. Schroedl, 49
Helen Louise Klink, 90
Days Gone By: History of River Falls, from the beginning
Days Gone By: The First Ordinances
Days Gone By: First Fire Department
Featured syndicated column: 'Force to be reckoned with: Political clout of seniors'
Featured syndicated column: Legislature waits for us to file our state tax returns
Get Out! Deals
February 19, 2009
State budget hole grows, state programs to blame
There's one huge detail Gov. Jim Doyle left out of his budget speech Tuesday night that the expected deficit has grown again. It's now $5.9 billion, up from the $5.7 billion projected just a few weeks ago. The governor's aides disclosed the discrepancy at a briefing Tuesday. The...
February 19, 2009 - 9:00am
February 12, 2009
Doyle announces tax hikes and spending cuts to fix budget hole
Facing a $528.8 million shortfall in the current biennial budget, Gov. Jim Doyle announced plans that will cut $167.3 million from that number. The remaining $361.5 million deficit Doyle said will be dealt with in his coming 2009-11 biennial budget. "This bill lays critical groundwork...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Watchdog group says budget hole may be less
A non-partisan watchdog group says the state's projected $5.4 billion budget hole is based on assumptions and may in fact not be that large. Officials with the Madison-based Wisconsin Taxpayer's Alliance say the budget deficit being touted by state officials is based in part on...
December 8, 2008 - 9:00am
December 1, 2008
Wisconsinites expected to pay heavily to close budget hole
We don't know how yet but we do know that Wisconsinites will pay dearly to balance the current state budget and the next one. Lawmakers will close a $350 million shortfall in the current budget as soon as they get back to Madison in January. Then in February, Gov. Jim Doyle will...
December 1, 2008 - 9:00am
November 21, 2008
State budget hole now worst in history
Wisconsin is now facing its worst budget deficit in history, according to Michael Morgan, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration. Morgan issued that statement in the annual DOA budget report issued Thursday. In the report, DOA officials noted that the state will...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Doyle says state budget hole could be $5 billion
Gov. Doyle said Tuesday the state is facing the prospect of a $5 billion deficit in the budget legislators will take up next year for the two-year period starting next July 1. For the current year, which ends June 30, 2009, Doyle said there is potential for up to a $500 million...
November 17, 2008 - 9:00am
July 14, 2008
Man accused in real estate agent death pleads insanity
A man who allegedly killed a real estate agent who was showing him a house near Cambridge is now pleading innocent by insanity.
July 14, 2008 - 12:00am
January 28, 2008
State may be staring down a $300-$400 million budget hole
Although it is a preliminary report by the non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau, the state may be facing a deficit of $300 - $400 million in the current budget. Bob Lang, LFB director, told the co-chairs of the Legislature's budget committee of his bureau's findings in a letter...
January 28, 2008 - 9:00am